Research, Commercialization & Govt Organizations – SSL Design

DOE and PNNL Seek LED Product Manufacturers for Economic Justification Demonstration

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) of Portland, Oregon USA, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has invited solid state lighting product manufacturers to take part in an economic feasibility demonstration of current or soon-to-be released LED products for general lighting. PNNL will offer short-term and long-term …

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DOE Names Sandia National Laboratory the Center for SSL R&D

USA Department of Energy Secretary, Samuel Bodman, announced that Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA, will be the new home of the country’s National Laboratory Center for Sold-State Lighting Research and Development. Mr.Bodman made the announcement at Sandia’s International Programs Building during a news conference in which a …

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Artist Will Have to Start Over on Raleigh Project

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” or so the saying goes. One’s taste in art and design is completely subjective as well. This fact has been driven home with the controversy surrounding an LED lighting display in Durham, North Carolina USA. The city commissioned renowned artist Jaume Plensa …

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DOE Announces Round III Product Development Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE’s) Building Technologies Program (BTP), is seeking product developers and SSL technical information authors for its third round of funding. The DOE is looking for industrial organizations that will …

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